Who we are
Our website address is: https://ilovemyguineapigs.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Turning Cookies Off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites
It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
We use automated data collection technology (Google Analytics) to gather information about your browser, browsing actions, and trends while you use this Website. This information usually includes where you are, how you use our website, and any interactions between your device and this site. We will collect information about the type of device you use, among other items.
We collect this data for statistical purposes and we don’t collect personal information. The purpose of this data is to improve our Website and offerings.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
We do not collect personally identifiable information about our users in the regular data we collect. This means it isn’t knowledge that can be used to identify them as an individual. You accept that you understand the essence of this data collection by using any of the site’s services or reading its material.
When you visit the web, our servers automatically collect some standard information. This details may include, but is not limited to, the location or website from which you came; the amount of time you spend on different sections of the site; the operating system on your computer; the programme you use to search the internet; the amount of information you access from the site; and the ads you see. click on; your geographical location; the account from which you are accessing the internet; and your IP address.
This data collection is standard procedure and common to most web sites on the Internet.
Your personal details can only be collected if you knowingly and voluntarily provide personally identifying information about yourself through our online registration, online entry forms, including, but not limited to, forums and promotions, will the site obtain it. In these situations, you are disclosing details voluntarily and knowingly, and at your sole discretion. However we do not require personal information such as home address, phone number, e-mail address, age, gender and/or birth date. to gain access to the site.
No computer system is completely secure, and while the methods for submitting data to the web are fairly secure, we cannot guarantee that data will not be illegally accessed by third parties. When data is sent to the web, it may arrive from a variety of networks and/or computers, and while we make every effort to ensure that the data is not intercepted, we cannot guarantee that it will not be intercepted and cannot guarantee that this will be the case.
But this website doesn’t collect personal information such as phone numbers, e-mail address, home address, age, gender and/or birth date. to gain access to the site.